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Quadrupling dose of inhaled glucocorticoids reduces exacerbations of asthma

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eMediNexus    05 March 2018

A temporary increase in the dose of inhaled glucocorticoids by a factor of 4 at the time of worsening asthma control resulted in fewer severe exacerbations of asthma than no increase in the dose (45% vs. 52%) as demonstrated in a study published March 3, 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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